Yoshiya Kinuta

Yoshiya Kinuta joined Skyscanner Japan, a joint venture between Skyscanner Ltd and Yahoo Japan Corporation, as CEO in April 2016. He presides over the operation and promotion of the business as head of the company in Japan.

He joined Yahoo Japan in 2008 after working for EMC2 Corporation in the United States, Accenture and Overture in Japan. At Yahoo Japan, he managed specialized media business, Yahoo! Transit, Yahoo! Real-Time Search and other services. He was also a key member of the team that worked on switching Yahoo! Search’s advertising distribution system to Google’s system.

He began his career in 2003 as a software engineer. Since then, he has gained a wide variety of experience including developing software and leading businesses.

  • CEO, Skyscanner Japan K.K.

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